Grant Program Summary Status Key dates
Skills, Training, Engagement & Practical Support (STEPS)

A joint initiative with Regional Development Victoria that supports communities affected by the 2009 Victorian bush fires.

CLOSED Final round now being assessed
Culture, Arts, Tourism & Community Heritage (CATCH)

Grants to support activities in the areas of culture, tourism, arts, history and heritage across rural, regional and remote Australia.

CLOSED Grant recipients announced
FRRR ABC Heywire Youth Innovation Grants

Grants to help rural communities tackle the issues concerning young people across rural, regional and remote Australia.

CLOSED Grant recipients announced
ANZ Seeds of Renewal

An ANZ funded program which focuses on enhancing education and employment opportunities in rural, regional and remote areas. Preference is given to projects in communities with fewer than 15,000 people.

CLOSED Grant recipients announced
Caring for Ageing Rural Australians (CARA)

A targeted program designed to benefit and support older people living in small rural and remote communities.

CLOSED Grant recipients announced
Aussie Cotton Farmers Grow Communities

This program allows cotton farmers in Qld or NSW to nominate a community group in their local area to receive a $5,000 grant. Community members can also suggest a group or project for a farmer to nominate.

CLOSED Applications being assessed
Back to School (BTS)

National program that helps rural and remote children and young people access quality educational experiences by providing vouchers from Target or local retailers, to students in need, and their families. 

CLOSED Vouchers distributed
Tackling Tough Times Together - Round 4

The Tackling Tough Times Together (TTTT) grant program helps communities access the resources they need to support one another through the drought. This round features grants up to $10,000

CLOSED Applications currently being assessed
Innovation for Community Impact (I4CI) - EOI for grants up to $100,000

A small number of larger grants to address pressing and persistent social issues facing communities in ten regional NSW LGAs. These projects may be of a larger scale or require greater investment in design and evaluation of a new approach.

CLOSED EOIs being assessed
Innovation for Community Impact (I4CI) - grants up to $20,000

Grants up to $20,000 to help address the needs of children in out-of-home care, vulnerable teens, including young offenders and community members facing domestic violence in selected regional NSW LGAs.

CLOSED Applications now being assessed
Lachlan Region Community grants program

Funding for projects that address Education and Young People, Employment and Industry, Community Spirit and Stability or Services and Infrastructure for communities in the Lachlan Shire, NSW.

CLOSED EOIs close 28 Nov 2014
Tackling Tough Times Together - Round 5

The Tackling Tough Times Together (TTTT) grant program helps communities access the resources they need to support one another through the drought. This round features grants up to $10,000

OPEN Applications currently open
Grants for Resilience & Wellness (GR&W) - Round 7

Program with the specific focus of providing assistance towards community-strengthening and resilience-building projects for communities affected by the 2009 Victorian bushfires to build strength and capacity for the future.

OPEN Applications currently open
Gardiner Foundation Working in Dairy Communities Small Grants

Regional program that aims to strengthen small Victorian dairy communities, to help build their capacity to deal with local issues, and enhance existing community infrastructure.

OPEN Applications currently open
Goulburn Valley - McEwen Foundation

Regional program providing funding for charitable projects for rural communities within the Goulburn Valley district, Victoria.

OPEN Applications currently open
Repair-Restore-Renew (RRR) 2013 - Round 2

The Repair-Restore-Renew (RRR) grants program helps communities in Qld, NSW, VIC and TAS recover from the fires, floods and cyclones that affected communities during 2013.

OPEN Applications currently open
Small Grants for Rural Communities (SGRC) - Round 27

Grants for communities in small rural and remote locations in Australia. Priority is given to communities with a population of 10,000 or fewer.

OPEN Applications currently open
CIRCLE - Grants Program

New program focussing on developing the local leadership necessarily to effectively prepare for and respond to change, including structural and economic change and natural disasters.

OPEN Applications currently open

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